Types of Sprains and Strains

Have you been in an car accident?  Are you experiencing neck or back pain?  Maybe you’ve been diagnosed with a cervical, thoracic or lumbar strain/sprain.  What is the difference between the types of sprains and strains? A sprain is a stretching or tearing of the ligaments in the area.  Ligaments are the tough bands of … Continued

Common Automobile Accident Injuries

Injuries sustained in an automobile accident depend on direction of travel, speed of travel, and collisions.  Generally, if a vehicle is hit from behind the chances of severe damage or injury is less likely, however, a client of mine was recently hit so hard from behind her car was written off as a total loss, she … Continued

Symptoms of a Herniated Disc – Part 2

Let’s take a closer look at possible symptoms of a herniated disc.  In some cases a herniated disc will cause no symptoms and in other cases the condition can create localized pain if the tear affects the small nerves located in the uppermost layers of the outer wall of the affected disc.  Additional symptoms can develop if … Continued

What is a Herniated Disc – Part 1

The spine is made up of individual bones (vertebrae) and discs, which are rubbery cushions between the vertebrae.  These discs are like a jelly doughnut with a softer center encased in a tougher exterior.  A herniated disc (also known as a slipped disc torn disc or a ruptured disc) occurs when some of the softer “jelly” pushes … Continued

Head Injury from a Car Wreck?

Did you hit your head on the steering wheel or dashboard after being rear-ended? If you did, you may be diagnosed with a closed head injury, a concussion or a brain contusion. A friend of mine, whose career is in the medical field, was good enough to provide me with the information listed below. We … Continued

Finding Layers of Insurance Coverage

Imagine for a second that insurance coverage is like baking a cake with several layers. Ideally, each layer leads to and is on top of the next layer so that when you finish baking the cake, you can apply the icing.  For a serious car wreck, your medical expense coverage would serve as the base, … Continued

Bowling Green Fatal Crash Involved KSP

The Bowling Green Daily News reported on a recent story.  The Bowling Green fatal crash involved a KSP Trooper and the Trooper was attempting to pass a series of cars when his vehicle struck a pickup truck.  The crash resulted in the death of the truck’s driver.  The husband of the driver was treated and … Continued

When Insurance Totals Your Car

  In a recent blog post I started talking about some of the issues that come up when your car is damaged in a car wreck.  However, the one issue I did not get to is when the insurance company tells you that your vehicle is totaled or a total loss. So, what happens when insurance totals your car? … Continued

Using Collision Coverage

As a personal injury lawyer, I preach a lot about getting your medical bills paid and recovering your claim for pain and suffering from the insurance company for the at-fault driver. However, what about the damage to your car? What does my collision coverage actually cover?  What about a rental car? Who is going to … Continued

Switzerland County Indiana Motorcycle Accident

Our local news station, WDRB, reported today about an Indiana motorcycle accident in Switzerland County.  There were two people on the motorcycle.  The driver was fatally injured and the passenger sustained injuries serious enough to be flown to a Cincinnati hospital. The motorcyclist ran into a deer on State Road 156.  The Harley-Davidson then crossed … Continued

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